Health Disparities In Native Hawaiians

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This comprehensive assessment identifies how health disparities are intertwined with the socioeconomic condition the Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Peoples (NHPP) live in. Factors such as education, wages, affordable housing, and access to health care have a profound effect to on the lives of NHPP. Among these factors, low educational achievement results in lower wages that affect the individual's (of family's) access to housing, healthcare, and a better lifestyle. Effects of low educational attainment are further supported by a study completed by the Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health (2011) wherein it states, "People with fewer years of education have worse health than those with more education - even when
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